Emerging Account Executive - Switzerland

Okta is an identity company. Identity matters because we’re all unique. We were raised in different countries, cities, and towns. We have unique backgrounds. We’ve faced specific challenges. And we've learned a lot along the way. At Okta we believe those experiences equip us to look at the world with our own perspective. Our SaaS product protects your right to be you, and we want every single one of our employees to feel a sense of belonging, acceptance and comfort to express their ideas, because ultimately our differences are what makes us great. And guess what? You could join us because…

Okta’s Sales team is growing in Switzerland!

Okta’s DACH sales organisation is a team of high-performing, entrepreneurial and driven sales professionals who have spent the last eighteen months establishing Okta as a market leader in the DACH region. We are now looking for an Emerging Account Executive in Switzerland to leverage Okta’s existing customer references, marketing programs, partner base and ISV & alliance relationships to grow our customer base amongst small business (up to 500 employees) in the country. 

As an Emerging Account Executive you will:

  • Develop and execute sales strategies and tactics to generate pipeline, drive sales opportunities and deliver repeatable and predictable bookings;
  • Embrace to Okta’s #1 core value to always love our customers;
  • Generate new business with small and medium sized organisations (up to 500 employees) in Switzerland;
  • Position Okta at both the functional and “business value” level with target stakeholders;
  • Champion Okta to prospective clients at sales presentations, site visits and product demonstrations.
  • Build effective working partnerships with your Okta colleagues (channel partners, sales engineering, business value management, customer first and many more globally) with humility and enthusiasm.

You could be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Passion for technology and how it can help organisations compete and thrive in the Digital Age;
  • Excitement about the opportunity to be a member of the DACH arm of an exciting and fast-growing SaaS provider;
  • A track record of success selling a Software-as-a-Service and/or Cloud Computing services to small and/or medium sized businesses in Germany;
  • An enthusiastic approach to new business and enjoy the challenge of winning new customers;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • The desire to travel across Germany as required;
  • Fluency in German & English (both languages essential). French language skills would be great too!

You might also have:

  •   Understanding of and experience with Identity & Access Management, Single Sign-on and API-based solutions
  •   BSc/BA degree or equivalent (preferred but not essential)

Okta is a progressive company that values you as an individual. We are committed to career progression, employee wellbeing and making a positive impact in our local communities.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Apply now to continue the conversation and speak with one of our recruiters…

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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